Alltel Wireless and Ontela Launch PhotoCopter Service

If you have ever taken a picture with your phone and then transferred it to your PC you know that your thumbs can get tired. A ontela.giftypical phone requires 100 keystrokes to transfer 10 pictures to a PC. A recent study by Ontela found that 93% of camera phone users want to save their pictures [...]

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Google App Engine : Easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale

Google App Engine lets you run your web applications on Google’s infrastructure. App Engine applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow. With App Engine, there are no servers to maintain: You just upload your application, and it’s ready to serve your users. [...]

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GRID – 10000 times faster than Internet

The Matrix may be the future of virtual reality, but researchers say the Grid is the future of collaborative problem-solving. More than 400 scientists gathered at the Global Grid Forum this week to discuss what may be the Internet’s next evolutionary step. Though distributed computing evokes associations with populist initiatives like SETI@home, where individuals donate [...]

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Microsoft Surface Coming To AT&T Stores

Microsoft’s Surface computer will make its commercial debut April 17 in AT&T stores in New York City, Atlanta, San Antonio and San Francisco. Microsoft first unveiled the Surface back in May 2007; the coffee-table like computer allows touch screen interaction with various surfaces, can recognize objects places on it and even interact with things like [...]

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Amazon Launches SMS Buying Service

Amazon has launched Amazon TextBuyIt, a service that allows Amazon customers to purchase items via mobile phone text message. To use the service, customers text the name of a product, its description, or its UPC or ISBN number to Amazon (262966). If Amazon stocks the item, the user will get the first two results sent [...]

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FriendFeed or Socialthing! which is Easier to Use

There are a bazillion social network aggregators out there (Mike attempted to round up some of the most notable ones here). FriendFeed is the most visible of them all for two main reasons: it was founded a group of ex-Googlers and, as a consequence, benefits from a clean and easy-to-use design. But FriendFeed’s going to [...]

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Deeper look into Friendfeed API

FriendFeed is the new hotness and many people have asked for an API to take the service to the next level. There aren’t any example apps built yet, nor has there been much developer feedback yet. A whole lot of things just became possible, though. As for technical details: FriendFeed is first releasing Python and [...]

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Sneak Peek at Mozilla Prism – A Revolutionary Web Browser

Mozilla is on a spree to revolutionize the way we use web applications today, just like Mozilla WebRunner. Naming it as a killer app just wasn’t doing justice to it. So I felt an urge to bring to the notice that it isn’t just any other app.It will be, probably the next biggest thing that [...]

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Google announces Ad Manager

Just one day after the completion of the $3.1 billion DoubleClick Inc. acquisition, Google has announced a new, and free, ad serving platform. Called Ad Manager, Google’s newest offering is still in limited beta testing. Once officially launched it will aid small to medium sized businesses with the selling, scheduling, delivery and measurement of their [...]

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Sprint Soft Lunches WiMAX Service, in Chicago, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Demonstrating continuing progress with its next-generation wireless network initiative, Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced new Xohm(TM) mobile Internet business agreements involving web portal services and WiMAX network access devices. The company also named an advertising agency of record to help launch the Xohm brand in the United States. A soft launch of Xohm mobile Internet [...]

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